Leadership for Nordic Healthcare 5 ects

Open studies

Date: 01.09.2022 - 31.12.2025
: 75 € ( VAT 0 %)
: 31.12.2025
: English
: Maria Forss

1.     The name of the course


Leadership for Nordic Healthcare



2.     What's the scope of the course (in ECTS)?





3.     Type of course (level, specialisation, open course or other)


Master course, online, non-stop



4.     How many study places are there? (how many for students and how many can be offered through CL?)





5.     When will the course be held? Start and end date needed not just the period


Non-stop with start 1.6.2022


6.     Do you need prior knowledge/are there any eligibility criteria?


This is a course for master student and learning will be equivalent with EQF 7 level. Hence there is a recommendation for a BA exam prior to this this course, this is still a recommendation and not a requirement.    




7.     Contact details for the course coordinator (mail and phone)












8.     In your own words:


Nordic sets the scene (learning context) for this course where leadership is in the forefront. This course / study unit prepares you for leadership in healthcare sector and helps you to reflect upon changes in personal leadership behaviour, as evidenced by expanded self-knowledge, team-behaviour, cultural awareness, and systems thinking. Further in this course you will be focusing on how to grow your own creative and critical thinking skills required of successful leadership and effecting organizational change.


Following content can be found in this module: Personal Leadership, value-based leadership, communication, team leadership, power, organisational culture. This course is also strongly linked to research of the healthcare sector and its leadership. 






9.     Which learning methods will be used?

This a non-stop online course that you are able to complete in your own phase. You can aim for 3 ects including minor reflective assignments or you can complete the whole 5 ects course including an online exam. The exam is offered to all students that takes this course. You will be able to chat with the teacher regular asking for guidance if you should need that.



10.  Why should one take this course?

This course is a way of providing yourself with opportunity to grow and reflect on different leadership dilemmas. Adding research and additional reflections into everyday challenges is always welcome and taking this course is a brilliant way familiarize yourself with master studies without committing to a whole program. 


This course is part of the master program “Leadership for Nordic Healthcare” offered at Arcada (fulltime or part-time and completely online).





11.  Target group: For whom is the course intended?

This course is well suited for you:

If you have an interest in Nordic leadership

If you are curious about Nordic healthcare sector

If you want to learn from different Nordic settings

If you are taking or thinking about taking a master degree






12.  What makes it unique or better than other similar courses?

This course is designed from with a learning centric perspective. You proceed in your own phase sensitive to your own life situation. Here you as a learner will be in the centre with a possibility to connect with other participants with similar interest as you (not mandatory) Curious about the Nordic leadership for the healthcare sector? Then this course is for you!



13.  Other advantages with the course?

This will be learning adventure you want to invest in.




14.  What words would you use to do a Google search if you were looking for a course in this field? Please mention at least three.


Master courses, non-stop learning, leadership, Nordic leadership


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